Aflac Inc (AFL): Today's Featured Insurance Winner
Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.Aflac (AFL) pushed the Insurance industry higher today making it today's featured insurance winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.4%. By the end of trading, Aflac rose $0.63 (1.0%) to $62.35 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,799,647 shares of Aflac exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,966,200 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $61.19-$62.52 after having opened the day at $61.44 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.72. Other companies within the Insurance industry that increased today were: MGIC Investment Corporation (MTG), up 4.9%, Crawford & Company (CRD.B), up 3.8%, State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC), up 3.1% and Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE), up 3.0%.
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